Ryan Schneider was born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1980. He received his B.F.A. from the Maryland Institute, College of Art in 2002. Schneider has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions worldwide. Recent shows include “Ritual for Letting Go”, a solo exhibition at Two Rams, NY, “Et Brask Spark”- selections from the collection of Jens Peter Brask, at the Munkeruphus Museum, Denmark, “Ritual Magic” at Greenpoint Terminal Gallery in Brooklyn, and  ”Schneids and Heids”, a two person exhibition with Daniel Heidkamp at Bendixen Contemporary Art in Copenhagen.  Schneider’s work has been featured in Whitewall Magazine, Modern Painters, The New Yorker, Art in America, The Brooklyn Rail, ArtInfo, Artblog Artblog, New American Paintings, Art Fag City, Brask Art Blog, NYC Art Scene, and the cover of The Diner Journal, among other publications. Schneider lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Image credit: Schneider, Self portrait as Missing, 2009